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  • A new over-the-door shoe organizer can hold spices, trash-can liners, paper towels and other dry goods.

    Hints From Heloise

  • - A holder for plastic bags to reuse as trash-can liners.

    Hints From Heloise

  • As the housing collapse has turned into a financial crisis, and the financial crisis into an economic calamity, the government has tried furiously to keep the country free of breadlines and trash-can fires.

    The Fed's Cash Machine

  • "Although the program has produced nominal savings on costs such as trash-can liners, its main goal is to improve recycling and sustainability," she said.

    Memo to All Staff: Dump Your Trash

  • In fact, "trash-can mode" is the term Callaway engineers use for the range of harsh frequencies they labor to eliminate.

    The Quiet Importance of Sound

  • The answer matters because bags that get a second or third use—for instance, as trash-can liners—aren't as big of a drag on the environment.

    A Sack Standoff in the Checkout Aisle

  • The panel with the trash-can was the best, but only if you knew it was a trash-can.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Webcomic Issue #28: The Power of the Purse

  • I dreamt I was BBQ-ing chicken over coals spread out on the inside of a metal trash-can lid as others in a post-apocalyptic world looked on.

    My April 2010 Tweet Dreams

  • She stepped on the trash-can lever and threw away her paper towel, then kept her foot down so I could toss mine in after.

    Nice and Mean

  • They need to prepare themselves and the intellectual and political ground for the kind of revolutionary change that would liberate the potential of the US people to become ever-more fully human in the face of the huge challenges they face and in so doing, consign much of what passes for politics and governance in the USA to the trash-can of history. by

    Yellow City? Spineless Cowards Almost Everywhere in DC

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